IJCRR - 7(4), February, 2015
Environmental Determinants of Phytoplankton Assemblages of a Lentic Water Body of Burdwan, West Bengal, India
Author: Debjyoti Das, Sudin Pal, Jai Prakash Keshri
Category: General Sciences
The present investigation concerns the seasonal changes of phytoplankton diversity and physico-chemical characteristic of water in a lentic water body. Diversity indices of 58 phytoplankton species and the regulatory effects of the 10 physico-chemical parameters of water on the phytoplankton diversity were assessed. The phytoplankton diversity, richness and dominance were high in winter but the evenness was high in the months of pre-summer. From the Euclidean distance of seasonal variation of phytoplankton diversity and physico-chemical parameters of water it was revealed that the phytoplankton diversity were changed with the seasonal i.e. pre-monsoon, monsoon and post-monsoon changes of physico-chemical parameters.
Keywords: Diversity indices, Euclidean distance, Khan-pukur, Physico-chemical characteristic, Phytoplankton
Debjyoti Das, Sudin Pal, Jai Prakash Keshri. Environmental Determinants of Phytoplankton Assemblages of a Lentic Water Body of Burdwan, West Bengal, India International Journal of Current Research and Review. 7(4), February, 01-07
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